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Melba Anna (Geno) Driscoll WASHINGTON — Melba Anna (Geno) Driscoll died on Sept. 1, 2019, at her home in Washington. Melba was born in Bridgewater on Oct. 7, 1927, to Victor and Mabel (Davis) Geno. She grew up in Bridgewater and graduated from Woodstock High School. On July 4, 1948, she married John Driscoll in Windsor. Together, they raised seven children. In 1965, she started working at Sprague Electric in Barre, where she was employed for many years. Melba enjoyed knitting, playing cards, doing puzzles, camping, attending her grandchildren’s sporting events and eating out. She also enjoyed spending time with her family. Melba was predeceased by her husband, John; as well as brothers Oscar, William and Douglas; a sister, Rita; daughter-in-law Donna Driscoll and son-in-law Steve Johnson. She leaves her children Jim and Mary, Jane Johnson, Tom and Paula, Tim, Arnold and Joy, Alan, Kelly and Richard Smith; and brother Clifford. She also leaves many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family members and friends. Melba was loved by all who knew her and will be missed dearly. A graveside service will be celebrated in Maple Hill Cemetery in Washington on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 2 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, at 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641. A private message of sympathy for the family can be shared at www.boardwayandcilley.com. The Boardway and Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea is in charge of arrangements.

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Gloria L

My thoughts and prayers are with you Kelly and family. She was a sweet lady.

Lynn Provasi

Kelly and family, Wishing you nothing but happy memories to fill the void in the passing of your mother. God Bless!



Sandy MacAulay

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